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SA gets Google Play Music Concierge

Google has launched Google Play Music Concierge in 20 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including South Africa, the Internet giant said on Wednesday. The service allows Play Music subscribers to select

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Big changes at Afrihost

Afrihost is likely to end its popular double data promotion for fixed and mobile broadband, but has decided to launch a new subscription service called Afrihost Plus+ that will give its users access to streaming music and guaranteed access to double data. At the same time, the company, which recently sold

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MTN, Simfy in music streaming deal

MTN and Simfy Africa have signed a deal to offer the streaming music service’s product to the mobile operator’s customers at a discount. MTN will offer the streaming service to its customers for R49/month. “All customers will have the opportunity to try the full service, and enjoy all of

In-depth
Spotify set for SA debut

It appears that one of world’s most popular music subscription services, Spotify, is getting ready to launch in South Africa, and possibly other markets in Africa, in the coming months. The Swedish company has appointed Oscar Sehlberg Westergård to head up the region and sources say the firm, which already offers its services in 56 countries, is

Weekend
What to do with Vodacom’s free 1GB

There are a number of ways how you can use 1GB of free data these days — that’s what Vodacom is giving each of its 33m customers in South Africa on Sunday (for one day only). The Internet is full of exciting things to watch, download or even just update. What you

Gadgets & Reviews
Rdio launched in SA: we review it

About a year ago, after a lengthy and tiresome setup process, I became a paying subscriber to Spotify, the world’s biggest music streaming service which has still not been launched in South Africa. It was immediately apparent to me that streaming was going to change the way we listen to music, and was here

Duncan McLeod
This is the future of music

Just as the music industry was getting used to the idea of another shift in formats – from compact discs as the distribution mechanism to digital downloads over the Internet – another huge change in the way people listen to music looks set to shake the business to its foundations. A decade after Steve Jobs

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Google goes all in on music

Among the plethora of announcements at Google’s annual I/O developer event was one that should have music fans excited. The company is launching Google Play Music All Access, a streaming music service, beating rival Apple, which is said to be planning a similar product, to market. However, the

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